Falcon Club and Enrichment
Falcon Club is a welcoming place for prekindergarten through eighth grade students to begin their school day and a place for continued learning after school. Every afternoon, students in Falcon Club will enjoy snack, time for homework, indoor recess, crafts, physical activities, reading, and engaging STEM-based activities.
Flyers and Important information:
- 2018-19 Welcome Letter
- Student Falcon Club and Enrichment Handbook
- 2018-19 Schedule
- Prepayment Form
- December Newsletter
- December Snack Calendar
Schedule: Falcon Club is open on all regular days of the school year. Morning Care begins at 6:30 a.m. and runs until the school day begins at 8:30 a.m. Extended Care begins at the end of the school day, 3:30 p.m., and concludes at 6:30 p.m.
School Closed Childcare: On Faculty Professional Development, Parent-Teacher Conference, and Teacher Work Days, we will offer care only to those students who are preregistered by the designated deadline. This deadline will be communicated in the school’s FA Weekly, and in the monthly Falcon Club newsletter. Click on the icon to the right for registration flyer for current School Closed Childcare options.
Fees: You may either purchase entire, half-year, or coupon cards. You may only put entire- or half-year purchases on your FACTS account at the beginning of the school year. Coupons may be purchased as needed throughout the school year by way of cash, check, or online payment. Falcon Club use is built as a pre-paid system. A $12 per hour per child drop-in rate will apply to anyone who has not pre-purchased care. Invoices are sent out monthly and payment is due upon receipt. Failure to pay in full will incur a monthly late fee per child.
Enrichment is where children build skills and confidence through engaging activities that are an extension of Fredericksburg Academy's top-rated learning program. Online registrations for all Falcon Club and Enrichment opportunities can be found under the Registrations Tab above.
2018-2019 Enrichment Dates:
|Session I||September 10-October 19|
|Session II||October 22-December 10|
|Session III||January 14-February 22|
|Session IV||March 4-April 12|
Session III: January 14-February 22. Current offerings include: Mindful Movement, Grades PK-1; STEAM Discovery, Grades 1-3; Hip Hop Dance, Grades 2-5; Knitting Circle, Grades 4-6; Let's Go For a Run, Grades 4-8; Ballet, Grades K-5. Click here for the Session III flyer.
5th Grade Arts Enrichment Classes- Strings, Band and Chorus: The 5th grade FA Arts Enrichment program offers group lesson classes designed to give students a basic understanding of their chosen instrument: singing/voice, cello, clarinet, flute, string bass, trombone, trumpet, viola, or violin. The beginning level of instructing provided includes posture, note reading, intonation, tone production, style and interpretation and solo and ensemble experience. The registration fees for the classes help cover the cost of sheet music and other instructional materials as well as our professional, accredited instructors' time. Click here for the 5th Grade Arts flyer for more information.
NEW GROUP CLASS: SAT PREP (9th-12th) Sundays: January 13, 20, 27, February 3; 1:00-5:00 p.m. $200 for all 4 meetings. Conquer your next SAT! This instructional group class will give students the skills and confidence needed to take the SAT for the first time or to improve on past scores. FA master teacher Keith Wamsley has been privately coaching students through SAT prep for nearly a decade and knows SAT methodology inside and out. Individual learning plans will be created for each student using an online platform. Maximum of 10 students.*If a student has not previously taken the SAT, he/she will need to take the practice test to establish benchmark scores in order for Mr. Wamsley to build his/her individual action plan. Click here to register for all Talon Tutoring options.
For any questions or more information, email Meredith Hilleary, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at email@example.com. Click here for the Falcon Club and Enrichment Handbook.